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Racing Update: So Close at the Endurance World Championship, British SBK, and More

Racing Update: So Close at the Endurance World Championship, British SBK, and More

Privateer BMW riders have once more delivered strong performances in several championships. At the third round of the 2015 FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC), the “8 Hours of Oschersleben” (DE), they were among the very top both in the Superbike and the Superstock classes. In the British Superbike Championship (BSB), the BMW racers gave theContinue Reading »

Racing Update: Jordan Szoke is 7 for 7 and Wins Canadian Championship

Racing Update: Jordan Szoke is 7 for 7 and Wins Canadian Championship

BMW S1000RR rider Jordan Szoke (CA) was crowned champion in the Canadian Superbike Championship (CSBK) at the final round last weekend after delivering a perfect season with seven wins in seven races. He also took the lead In the BMW Motorrad Race Trophy. The BMW S1000RR was also in action on the other side of theContinue Reading »

BMW Captures Three Awards from Motorcyclist Magazine

BMW Captures Three Awards from Motorcyclist Magazine

BMW was the only manufacturer to reach the top spot in three categories in Motorcyclist magazine’s 2015 Motorcycle of the Year (MOTY) Awards. Editors of Motorcyclist proclaimed the BMW S1000RR “Best Sportbike,”  and – for the second year in a row – named the BMW R1200GS Adventure “Best Adventure Bike” and the BMW R1200RT “Best Touring Bike.”Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 21% in July, Records Best Half-Year Revenues in its History

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 21% in July, Records Best Half-Year Revenues in its History

BMW released July sales numbers as well as their second quarter financials last week. The motorcycle division saw global sales continued to grow in July with a total of 14,168 motorcycles and maxi-scooters delivered to customers — an incredible 21.5% increase. Deliveries for the first seven months totaled 92,586, an increase of 12.0% compared withContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2015 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2015 Issue Now Out!

The 2016 model issue is hot off the press! Fall’s BMW Motorcycle Magazine covers the 2016 beemer range from traditional sport touring to wild adventure sport with an upcoming bagger and scrambler to boot. First, there’s a complete road test of the new 2016 BMW S1000XR. This mashup of 160hp-superbike and adventure GS is putContinue Reading »

Racing Update: “Reiti” Wins IDM Championship, BMWs Take First Six Places at Ulster

Racing Update: “Reiti” Wins IDM Championship, BMWs Take First Six Places at Ulster

The first title win of the year for a BMW Motorrad racer has arrived: Markus Reiterberger (DE) was crowned the 2015 International German Championship Superbike*IDM champion after winning both races last weekend at the penultimate round in Assen (NL). BMW riders were also been successful at the prestigious Ulster Grand Prix in Northern Ireland: LeeContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2016: US Qualifying Rounds Announced

GS Trophy 2016: US Qualifying Rounds Announced

BMW Motorrad USA has announced three qualifiers to select the team to represent the USA in next year’s BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy. That adventure challenge, started in 2008, has been run every two years and pits international teams against each other aboard identical R1200GS motorcycles in grueling daily stages and special challenges—amidst sand, gravel, dust, andContinue Reading »

Racing Update: Wins in IDM, BSB, CSBK and MSC

Racing Update: Wins in IDM, BSB, CSBK and MSC

It was another successful weekend for the BMW S1000RR, with wins and podiums for the privateer BMW Motorrad riders on several continents. In Schleiz (DE), Markus Reiterberger (DE) celebrated his ninth win of the season in the International German Championship Superbike*IDM (IDM). With this win, he re-took the lead in the 2015 BMW Motorrad RaceContinue Reading »

Racing Update: Wins in Brazil and Ireland. Podium in South Africa

Racing Update: Wins in Brazil and Ireland. Podium in South Africa

Matthieu Lussiana (FR) claimed his third win of the season in the Moto 1000 GP in Brazil last weekend and retook the lead in the 2015 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy. At the second round of the FIM Endurance World Championship, the prestigious “Suzuka 8 Hours,” the BMW teams impressed with strong outings. In the SouthContinue Reading »

Racing Update: Szoke Wins Again in Canada, Martin and Dunlop Dominate Southern 100

Racing Update: Szoke Wins Again in Canada, Martin and Dunlop Dominate Southern 100

Canadian BMW Motorrad privateer Jordan Szoke continued his winning streak in the Canadian Superbike Championship (CSBK). In Edmonton (CA) he bagged two wins on his BMW S1000RR. With this success, he catapulted himself from 25th to fifth in the 2015 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy rankings. In the amateur class the wins in both races alsoContinue Reading »